Compare cheap Hamilton to Wellington flights

Flight information Hamilton to Wellington

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Average flight time, total distance 388 kilometres

1h 10min

Most popular airline last month

Air New Zealand


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Wellington: Wellington.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Hamilton to Wellington is $94. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 10min is the average flight time from Hamilton to Wellington.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Hamilton to Wellington.
There are 44 flights per week flying from Hamilton to Wellington, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Hamilton to Wellington?

Air New Zealand has direct Hamilton to Wellington flights every day of the week.

You can also compare 1-stop Air New Zealand flights with a layover in Christchurch or Palmerston North.

Is there a time difference between Hamilton and Wellington?

No. All New Zealand cities are on the same time.

What is the weather like in Wellington?

Wellington is just 1°C to 2°C cooler than Hamilton, but it gets less rain overall.

How expensive is Wellington?



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Essential travel information for Wellington

  • You need to bring a passport or other ID to board Hamilton to Wellington flights. Check the Air New Zealand website for details of acceptable ID.
  • Save time at the airport by checking in for your flight online or using the Air NZ app up to 24 hours before departure.

Departing from Hamilton

Hamilton Airport (HLZ), also called John C Munro Hamilton International Airport, has a single terminal that includes all the facilities passengers would expect in a modern airport.

After checking in for your flight to Wellington, you can use an ATM or visit the gift shop on the ground floor, or head upstairs to sit down in the Mavis Lounge café or Air New Zealand Koru Lounge. The terminal also has a games arcade and complimentary Wi-Fi.

You should aim to arrive at Hamilton Airport at least 1 hour before your flight.

Arriving in Wellington

Wellington Airport (WLG) is New Zealand's 3rd busiest airport. Passengers disembark on the ground floor of the terminal, where it's just a short walk to the baggage carousels, toilets, shops and car hire desks.

It takes 10 minutes to reach Wellington CBD from the airport in normal traffic. Taxis and buses wait outside the terminal, with a bus costing around $9 for a 1-way ticket and a taxi being around $40. You can also book an Uber or shuttle service at the airport.

Return flights from Wellington to Hamilton

Air New Zealand passengers taking return flights from Wellington Airport can relax in the Koru Lounge in the domestic section.

There are more facilities in the international section of the terminal, including free showers if you want to freshen up. Give yourself at least an hour at the airport to line up for check-in and get to the departure gate.

Find out more about what to expect on flights from Wellington to Hamilton.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.